Zack O’Brien is a composer, producer and audio engineer based in Brooklyn. He is currently completing a graduate degree in Studio Composition at SUNY Purchase.
As a guitarist and songwriter in bands Yucky Duster and Slonk Donkerson, Zack has toured the country, playing countless shows and making records that have received praise in The Guardian, Stereogum, VICE and more. He’s performed everywhere from deli basements, to South By Southwest, to the Barclays Center. His solo debut, Starstruck, is set for release this fall.
As a recordist, Zack has experience across a multitude of genres and styles, producing and/or engineering jazz combos, classical ensembles, solo instrumentalists, and pop and hip-hop artists. He loves music in all its forms. As somebody with experience on both sides of the microphone, he most enjoys walking other artists and players through the recording process in a way that maximizes their comfort, confidence and performance.
"My son had to make piano pre-screening recordings for college and Zack made the whole process run smoothly. Not only was he professional, but he was able to quickly get the recordings back to us. Much to Zack;s help, my son got into many music schools." - Brenda
"I had to make a last-minute recording for my business and Zack helped make it happen. As a novice to the music world, he was able to take my ideas and requirements, and incorporate them seamlessly." - Jay
"I had been trying to find some to record demos of my daughters voice. I was thrilled when we found Zack! He was so personable and made my 6-year-old feel comfortable. We will be using him again!" - Hallie
"Wanted to record some of my band's music and Zack was able to organize the space and time without any trouble! The recordings sound great!" - Gary
"My young daughters wanted to record a duet for their grandparents' 40th wedding anniversary. I called the studio and set up a consultation with Zack. I was blown away at the professionalism of Zack and the studio's staff. I highly recommend this studio, and my parents loved the recording!" - Emma
"Brought in a jazz trio to the studio to do some recordings and Zack was fantastic! His attention to detail is amazing!" - Mark
"Great audio engineer, great space!" - George
"Professional! Clean! Great acoustics!" - Harrison
2-hour minimum recording session
Package includes setup/breakdown, 1 hour of recording, and 30 minutes of editing.
*Available to travel to Westchester County, Greenwhich, Stamford, and Manhattan with recording equipment.